FIRST ClusterXchange visits of the GreenTech 2.0 Project

Visits period: December 2022 - March 2023

11/24/20222 min read

Green Tech Clusters for Excellence 2.0 (GreenTech 2.0) empowers green tech clusters to support SMEs in exploiting growth opportunities, service innovation, resource-efficient solutions, market traction, finding investments, and internationalization. The project aims to act as an enabler and multiplier of collaborations by initiating 100 matched short-term exchanges via ClusterXchange Programme.

GreenTech 2.0 Partnership invites SMEs, clusters, research centres and other scale-up organisations to explore the business and innovation potential in Sweden, Finland, Poland, Lithuania and Estonia. With the ClusterXchange mobility scheme interested entities can receive up to 510 Eur lump sum for participation and other travel expenses.

How will visitors benefit from ClusterXchange?

A stay abroad with a selected host will allow you to:

  • Expand your network of contacts and develop new cross-border partnerships .

  • Benefit from 1:1 meeting with potential business partners, clients, or regional stakeholders.
    (meetings will be organized based on your expressed interest).

  • Broaden your sector- and non-sector-specific skills and knowledge through capacity building.

  • Gain insights into the technological tendencies of the GreenTech industry.

  • Find innovative solutions to upgrade your business, products, and services.

  • Create new business opportunities and get involved in new innovative projects.

  • Gain knowledge of foreign markets and cultures.

HOST Organisations:

In Lithuania:

Who can participate?

  • An eligible entity from the EU COSME programme country.

  • A cluster or similar business network organization.

  • A scaling-up support organization (technology centre, research institute, fab-lab, resource-efficiency service provider, [digital] innovation hub, creative hub, incubator, or accelerator) that is a cluster or a similar business network organisation member.

  • A small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) that is a cluster or a similar business network organisation member.

HOW to participate?

Register your interest by applying here. GreenTech 2.0 partnership will get in touch with you for further information and guide you through the Xchange process.

The deadline for submitting an online application:
31st of January 2023

You can access the full programme and preliminary agenda HERE: https://www.greentech-project.eu/news

It is implemented with support from Cluster Organisations that have teamed up as European Cluster Partnerships | Excellence (Partnerships). The scheme is co-funded by the European Union through its program for the Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (COSME). The first set of CXC exchanges will be implemented from 2022 December to 2023 March. The second set of CXC exchanges is to happen between 2023 March and 2023 December.